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@@ -2786,6 +2786,18 @@ splitIndex.maxPercentChange::
than 20 percent of the total number of entries.
See linkgit:git-update-index[1].
+ When the split index feature is used, shared index files that
+ were not modified since the time this variable specifies will
+ be removed when a new shared index file is created. The value
+ "now" expires all entries immediately, and "never" suppresses
+ expiration altogether.
+ The default value is "2.weeks.ago".
+ Note that a shared index file is considered modified (for the
+ purpose of expiration) each time a new split-index file is
+ created based on it.
+ See linkgit:git-update-index[1].
By default, linkgit:git-status[1] shows paths relative to the
current directory. Setting this variable to `false` shows paths